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Ship model

AAA0048
Decorative art

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Collection Decorative art, Sailors' craftwork
User collections Ship in a bottle by NMMCollections
Gallery locationNot on display

Object details:

Object ID AAA0048
Description A wine bottle containing a model of a three-masted barque on a blue plaster sea. A port scene with cottages and a lighthouse has been inserted into the base of the bottle. The top of the neck has been covered with decorative ropework. The model is made of wood, with sewing thread rigging.
Date made early 20th century

Artist/Maker Orr, Robert
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London. We regret that Museum enquiries have not been able to identify the copyright holder and would welcome any information that would help us update our records. Please contact the Picture Library.
Materials composite; glass
Measurements 310 x 77 mm
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  • Ship model (AAA0048)
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